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Comparing India's Counterinsurgency Approaches in Sri Lanka and Against the Naxalites - Communist Party, Tamil Liberation Tigers, Majority Sinhalese Domination, Jaffna Battle and Operation Checkmate
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
India possesses a rich history of combating insurgencies throughout its country. The Naxalite movement originated when India gained its independence and now seventy years later presents the greatest insurgency threat.
Killing a Peacock: Case Study of the Targeted Killing of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto - World War II Operation Vengeance Against Japanese Pearl Harbor Attack Leader with P-38 Lightnings from Guadalcanal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,110. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In early April 1943, the United States military targeted and killed Imperial Japanese Marshal Admiral and Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet, Isoroku Yamamoto. It marked the first time in known history, that the US military specifically targeted an individual commander for elimination.
India and Pakistan Civil - Military Relations – Review of Military Coup Potential, Khan Deposing Mirza, Bhutto Replacing Khan, Zia-ul-Haq Deposing Bhutto, Sino-Indian War, Gandhi Declaring Emergency
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph develops a theory that explains civil-military relationships throughout a wide range of interactions between a society and the society's military. The monograph uses this theory to explain the civil-military relationships in India and Pakistan.
LE VAN VIEN Le Tigre de Saigon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: French. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Le Van Vien, surnommé Bay Vien, fut le leader des Binh Buyen et mena la lutte contre tous ceux qui s’opposaient à lui. Les soldats français, d’abord, puis les communistes du Vietminh, finançant sa lutte avec l’argent que lui rapportait les maisons closes, les casinos puis le trafic d’opium qu’il organisa avec les services secrets français et certains représentants de l’Union Corse.
Violence Against Muslims in India: The Dark History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: Simple English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book spans 70 years of the dark history of Anti-Muslim violence in India that have caused over tens of thousands of deaths and refugees. Violence against Muslims in India is frequently in the form of violent attacks on Muslims by Hindus. These attacks are referred to as communal riots in India between the majority Hindus and minority Muslims, and have been connected to a rise in Islamophobia.
The Greene Papers: USMC Commandant General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the Escalation of the Vietnam War, January 1964 - March 1965 - Marine Corps Documents through the Landing at Da Nang
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,400. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
General Wallace M. Greene was only the fourth Commandant of the Marine Corps to serve as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Upon the start of his tenure in January 1964, he believed he had a twofold mission: to lead the Marine Corps as its senior officer and to serve as a counselor to the president of the United States as a Service chief.
North Korea 2025: Alternate Futures and Policy Challenges - Crucial Role of China in Controlling Expanded DPRK Nuclear Weapons Capabilities, Potential of Korean Unification, Stability of the Regime
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
North Korea has become skilled at playing external powers against each other and at using provocations to exploit this risk-aversion. China's role is critical: it has the ability to topple the DPRK by cutting off economic assistance, but no interest in doing so since regime collapse would remove a buffer.
How Will Vietnam's Economic Relationship and Dependency on China Affect its Response to China's Increasing Threat to its Sovereignty? ASEAN Free Trade Area and the Chinese Communist Party
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,440. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Vietnam's economic liberalization since the adoption of the Doi Moi has helped Vietnam's economy blossom. As a result of its economic liberalization, Vietnam has become more dependent on China for its economic growth and stability.
The Advanced Surface Force Fleet: A Proposal for an Alternate Surface Force Structure and its Impact in the Asian Pacific Theater - Naval Expeditionary Amphibious Warfare, Power Projection, Sea Strike
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,120. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study addresses how an alternate surface fleet comprised of aircraft carriers (CVNs), guided missile destroyers (DDGs), and enhanced San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ships (eLPD 17s) of an "equal replacement procurement cost" compare in 14 measures of capabilities to the planned 2040 U.S. fleet, and how the two fleets compare in Asian Pacific Theater operations.
Sowing the Seeds of Soft Power: The United States and India in the Next Great Game - Eurasia, Indian Domestic Values and Culture, Hollywood to Bollywood, Fight Against Terrorism, Nuclear Weapons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In both the 2010 and 2015 National Security Strategy, the White House published President Barack Obama's remarks emphasizing that the United States must integrate all the tools of national power to further U.S. strategic interests. This is especially true in a dynamic and increasingly multipolar world.
Environmental Protest and Civil Society in China - Social Media, Environmental Activists, Distance from Beijing, Protests, Internal Migration, Environmental Degradation, NGOs, Communist Party
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,280. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The leadership of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) appears to have conceded that environmental issues are an area in which people may publicly challenge governmental and commercial actions; however, the movement does not yet appear to have undergone a significant, positive change of scale.
The Elusive China-Japan-South Korea Free Trade Agreement - Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Global Trade, State-led Regionalism, GATT, WTO, Japanese Agricultural Interests, Sino-Japanese Relations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
East Asia has become a major hub for global trade. At the center of this East Asian factory are three nations-China, Japan, and South Korea-which have benefited the most economically. Yet, despite transnational value chains and the trilateral political cooperation that binds these nations, they have yet to conclude a trilateral free trade agreement (FTA).
Beyond Demographics is Destiny: Understanding Economic Mitigation Strategies for Demographic Change in China - Case Studies Germany, Japan, Russia, Fertility, Mortality, Aging Population, Labor Force
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
The favorable demographics that have contributed to China's rapid economic growth are changing. China's working-age population is currently peaking and within two decades its overall population will begin to shrink.
China's Economic Development Plan in Xinjiang and How it Affects Ethnic Instability - Economic Development in the Xuar, Uyghurs, Silk Road, Central Asia Resources, Han Migrants, Destabilizing Factors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
To decrease ethnic instability in Xinjiang, the Chinese government's plan is to economically develop the region. Xinjiang is rich in natural resources, is geographically significant and has a special economic zone.
Lost in Translation: U.S. Forces and Crime in Japan - Okinawa Mondai, Fact and Fiction, Over-attribution of Crimes to U.S. Forces Japan Military and Civilian Personnel, SOFA-Related Incidents, Impacts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study argues that Japanese media disproportionately finds United States Forces Japan (USFJ) military and civilian personnel and their dependents responsible for accidents and crimes. The study examines how and why this pattern of reporting occurs.
At Periscope Depth: Exploring Submarine Proliferation in Southeast Asia - Case Studies of Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam - Undersea Diesel Electric Subs, Philippines and Thailand
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,630. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Submarine proliferation in the post-Cold War environment has led to an exponential increase in the number of regional submarine operators and begs the question: Were these submarine purchases made for deterrence, enforcement, prestige, or a combination of the three?
Oil as a Weapon of the 21st Century: Energy Security and the U.S. Pivot to Asia-Pacific - Transportation and Cyber Vulnerabilities, Climate Change, Chokepoints, China, Japan, Russia, Europe, Arab Oil
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Petroleum, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study examines the U.S. pivot to Asia to determine whether energy security issues are likely to complicate relations and/or lead to friction between the United States and China in the twenty-first century.
Chinese Submarine Modernization: Indian, Japanese, and U.S. Responses - PLAN Fleet, Threats, Conventional and Nuclear Subs, Jin, Han, Shang Class, Weapons Payload, SLBM, Sizzler, Anti-Sub Aircraft
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,750. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Nations in the Asia-Pacific region are modernizing their naval fleets, and many are choosing to use submarines as the centerpiece of these plans. China, one of the most influential nations in the region, has upgraded its submarine force, and it is important to analyze the impact this modernization effort will have on the stability of the region.
The Impact of Middle-Class Consumption on Democratization in China and Northeast Asia - Korea, Taiwan, Consumerism, Appeasing the Wealthy, Aspirational Lifestyles, Party Corruption, Inequality
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,940. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Despite four decades of astonishing economic growth, China's authoritarian government remains firmly entrenched in power. This fact challenges modernization theory, which anticipates that as countries become wealthier they will also become more democratic.
The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart - Ground Zero 02: Tsunami and Worse
Series: The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,290. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Unaware that the M 9.0 megaquake of March 11, 2011 was just the beginning of it all Yogan Baum narrowly escapes the ensuing tsunami. In search of his wife he slowly realizes the really bad news is still to come. Next morning the north-flying Chinooks overhead tell their own story. Reunited to his wife the flight from Fukushima is on. Japan is on the brink and the whole world is watching Dai-ichi.